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Risk Management Officer


A reputable non-bank financial institution is seeking to recruit a Risk Management Officer to manage its financial and non-financial risks in accordance with the Companys strategic direction

Duties and Responsibilities:

• To design and implement an overall risk management framework, risk policies and procedures for the organisation.

Performing risk assessment:

• To identify current and potential risks and analyse their impact on the companys image, operations and profitability.

Performing risk evaluation:

• To evaluate the companys previous handling of risks and comparing potential risks with criteria set out by the company such as costs and legal requirements.
• To educate the board of directors about the most significant risks to the business; ensuring heads of departments understand the risks that might affect their departments; ensuring individuals understand their own accountability for individual risks.
• To implement Health & Safety Policies, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans of the Company.
• Evaluate effects of proposed Risk Management measures against current processes and procedures.
• Produce risk reports and present same to Risk Management Committee for adoption.

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

• First degree in Insurance, Risk Management, Law, Engineering, Actuarial Science or Financial Management
• Minimum of eight (8) years experience in Risk Management preferably in an insurance industry.
• Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in a managerial position.
• Must be a member of any of the following professional bodies like Institute of Risk Management (IRM), Chartered Insurance Institute (Cll), Actuarial Society
• A postgraduate degree in Risk Management will be an added advantage.

Technical Competencies:

• A good knowledge of Risk Management Framework.
• Ability to design and implement a Risk Management Strategy.
• A good understanding of the Risk Management Process.
• Ability to conduct risk analysis, reporting, monitoring and evaluation.
• A good knowledge and understanding of the major risk area

Other Competencies:

• Good leadership skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Numerical skills
• Planning and organisational skills
• Excellent communication and Presentation skills.
• Ability to cope with work and time pressure.
• Ability to pay attention.
• Good report writing skills.
• Must be a team player.
• Ability to organise and execute work to meet tight deadlines.

Location: Accra

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Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Bachelors Degree
    • 5 - 10 Years
    • Management
    • Greater Accra
    • Accra
    • Resourceh36@gmail.com
    • 14-Nov-2019
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